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October 1, 2021

Register now — U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona to Open the Aurora Institute Symposium 2021

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to Open the Aurora Institute Symposium

Building a Brighter Tomorrow: Redesigning Education and Innovating Systems to Enable Each Child to Thrive

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Aurora Institute Symposium opening keynote speaker is Dr. Miguel CardonaU.S. Secretary of Education.
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Join us virtually October 25-27, 2021 to hear Secretary Cardona’s experiences as a lifelong educator and insights for future-focused district and school leaders, teachers, and other educators who are reimagining education and redesigning local systems to drive educational equity and excellence for all students.
Who should attend and why? Attendees include K-12 system and school administrators, teachers, and nonprofits working in next generation learning, actively implementing personalized, competency-based designs, as well as policymakers, researchers, and other experts in K-12 advancing the future of learning. It is the premiere event for learning about cutting-edge promising practices, the latest policy developments and research, and future-focused trends in teaching and learning. This year’s virtual event is designed to build the capacity of the field to implement equitable, whole child, personalized, competency-based systems. More than 40% of Symposium breakout sessions feature students as speakers.
Through keynotes and more than 55 sessions highlighting breakthrough practices and policies, the Symposium inspires attendees, equips them with new knowledge and best practices, and sparks action by leaders to implement new learning designs. Session strands include: Shifting to Competency-Based Education; Transforming Education Systems; Whole Child Personalized Learning; Designing New Learning Models/Redesign; Enabling Anytime/Anywhere Learning; Modernizing Professional Learning; and more.

Aurora Institute members can attend the Symposium free of charge. Become an Aurora Institute member today, then register to attend the Symposium here. Non-members can take advantage of early-bird registration discounts through September 23, 2021.

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For questions, please contact the Aurora Institute Symposium team. We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.

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The mission of the Aurora Institute is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all.


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